Period
to 22 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for CAD skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited CAD over the 6 months to 22 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Computer-Aided Design (CAD)
UK > England
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 767 796 757
Rank change year-on-year +29 -39 -82
Contract jobs citing CAD 84 70 111
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.089% 0.071% 0.11%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.10% 0.085% 0.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 28 50
England median daily rate £438 £357 £328
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +22.59% +8.97% +9.17%
10th Percentile £164 £224 £125
90th Percentile £600 £549 £400
UK median daily rate £438 £360 £328
% change year-on-year +21.53% +9.92% +9.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 6 16
England median hourly rate £20.60 £26.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -20.77% +15.56% -2.17%
10th Percentile £10.10 £19.25 £13.00
90th Percentile £27.40 £41.38 £32.50
UK median hourly rate £20.60 £20.50 £22.75
% change year-on-year +0.49% -9.89% -7.14%

CAD is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 80305 82432 84439
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 84.63% 84.16% 81.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 54036 54950 55644
England median daily rate £450 £425 £423
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +0.47% +5.75%
10th Percentile £288 £265 £263
90th Percentile £638 £613 £600
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +2.91% +3.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1882 2137 2504
England median hourly rate £24.00 £24.43 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.76% +8.58% +18.42%
10th Percentile £11.43 £11.50 £11.26
90th Percentile £50.00 £48.75 £47.50
UK median hourly rate £23.63 £24.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year -1.56% +6.67% +18.42%

CAD
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing CAD as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for CAD in England

CAD
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing CAD in England.

Contractor daily rate trend for CAD in England

CAD
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing CAD in England over the 6 months to 22 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for CAD in England

CAD
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing CAD in England.

Contractor hourly rate trend for CAD in England

CAD
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in England

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing CAD in England over the 6 months to 22 November 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for CAD in England

CAD
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing CAD within the England region over the 6 months to 22 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -27 23 £203 -26.36% 7
Midlands +23 18 £588 +46.88% 8
East of England - 15 £588 - 17
South East +7 14 £369 -6.94% 7
South West +9 8 £384 +76.44% 4
North of England +70 7 - - 6
East Midlands -8 6 £588 +46.88% 6
West Midlands +25 5 £425 +9.68% 2
Yorkshire +24 5 - - 6
North West +12 2 - -
CAD
UK

For the 6 months to 22 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing CAD also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the England region with a requirement for CAD.

1 19 (22.62%) Telecoms
2 18 (21.43%) Manufacturing
3 16 (19.05%) AutoCAD
4 14 (16.67%) Electronics
4 14 (16.67%) Teamcenter
5 13 (15.48%) GIS
6 12 (14.29%) Aerospace
6 12 (14.29%) PLM
7 11 (13.10%) Automotive
7 11 (13.10%) Degree
7 11 (13.10%) Microsoft Office
8 10 (11.90%) Siemens
8 10 (11.90%) Security Cleared
9 9 (10.71%) SC Cleared
9 9 (10.71%) C
9 9 (10.71%) Microsoft Excel
9 9 (10.71%) Microsoft
10 8 (9.52%) Physics
10 8 (9.52%) Visualisation
11 7 (8.33%) HND
12 6 (7.14%) Linux
12 6 (7.14%) MS Visio
12 6 (7.14%) Data Management
12 6 (7.14%) Validation
12 6 (7.14%) SOLIDWORKS
13 5 (5.95%) PDM
13 5 (5.95%) Software Engineering
13 5 (5.95%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
13 5 (5.95%) Embedded C
13 5 (5.95%) Wireless

CAD
Co-occurring IT Skills in England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Applications
1 16 (19.05%) AutoCAD
2 11 (13.10%) Microsoft Office
3 9 (10.71%) Microsoft Excel
4 6 (7.14%) MS Visio
4 6 (7.14%) SOLIDWORKS
5 4 (4.76%) Microsoft Project
5 4 (4.76%) Revit
5 4 (4.76%) Siemens NX
6 3 (3.57%) Autodesk Inventor
6 3 (3.57%) MicroStation
7 2 (2.38%) CATIA
7 2 (2.38%) OrCAD
7 2 (2.38%) Pro/ENGINEER
7 2 (2.38%) PTC Creo
8 1 (1.19%) GNU Octave
8 1 (1.19%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 14 (16.67%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.38%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 5 (5.95%) Wireless
2 4 (4.76%) Peer-to-Peer Networking
3 2 (2.38%) 2G
3 2 (2.38%) 3G
3 2 (2.38%) 4G
3 2 (2.38%) ATM
3 2 (2.38%) GSM
3 2 (2.38%) SDH
3 2 (2.38%) TCP/IP
3 2 (2.38%) UMTS
4 1 (1.19%) Bluetooth
4 1 (1.19%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (15.48%) GIS
2 4 (4.76%) Geospatial Data
3 3 (3.57%) QGIS
4 1 (1.19%) Crystal Reports
4 1 (1.19%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 2 (2.38%) LSMW
General
1 19 (22.62%) Telecoms
2 18 (21.43%) Manufacturing
3 14 (16.67%) Electronics
4 12 (14.29%) Aerospace
5 11 (13.10%) Automotive
6 3 (3.57%) Local Government
7 2 (2.38%) Finance
7 2 (2.38%) Legal
7 2 (2.38%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (1.19%) Games
8 1 (1.19%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 19 (22.62%) Design Engineer
2 13 (15.48%) Architect
3 10 (11.90%) Senior Design Engineer
4 8 (9.52%) Analogue Design Engineer
4 8 (9.52%) Analogue Layout Engineer
5 7 (8.33%) Senior Analogue Design Engineer
5 7 (8.33%) Solutions Architect
6 6 (7.14%) CAD Technician
6 6 (7.14%) Electronics Engineer
6 6 (7.14%) Support Engineer
7 5 (5.95%) CAD Engineer
7 5 (5.95%) Senior Electronics Engineer
8 4 (4.76%) Designer
8 4 (4.76%) Lead Architect
8 4 (4.76%) Lead Solutions Architect
8 4 (4.76%) Technical Architect
9 3 (3.57%) CAD Designer
9 3 (3.57%) Electronics Design Engineer
9 3 (3.57%) GIS Officer
9 3 (3.57%) Senior Electronics Design Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.57%) Direct3D
1 3 (3.57%) DirectX
1 3 (3.57%) Mason
1 3 (3.57%) OpenGL
2 1 (1.19%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 5 (5.95%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 4 (4.76%) Digital Signage
2 4 (4.76%) Video Conferencing
2 4 (4.76%) Virtual Team
3 3 (3.57%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (3.57%) LLPG
4 2 (2.38%) 3D Graphics
4 2 (2.38%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.19%) Acoustics
5 1 (1.19%) Data Centre
5 1 (1.19%) Driving Licence
5 1 (1.19%) Embedded Systems
5 1 (1.19%) PMI
5 1 (1.19%) Replication
5 1 (1.19%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 6 (7.14%) Linux
2 2 (2.38%) Windows
2 2 (2.38%) Windows 7
2 2 (2.38%) Windows 8
2 2 (2.38%) Windows Server
2 2 (2.38%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (2.38%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (1.19%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (14.29%) PLM
2 8 (9.52%) Physics
2 8 (9.52%) Visualisation
3 6 (7.14%) Data Management
3 6 (7.14%) Validation
4 5 (5.95%) PDM
4 5 (5.95%) Software Engineering
5 4 (4.76%) 3D Visualisation
5 4 (4.76%) Asset Management
5 4 (4.76%) Presales
6 3 (3.57%) CAE
6 3 (3.57%) Cartography
6 3 (3.57%) Change Management
6 3 (3.57%) Data Acquisition
6 3 (3.57%) Mathematics
6 3 (3.57%) Spatial Analysis
7 2 (2.38%) Data Modelling
7 2 (2.38%) Document Management
7 2 (2.38%) ITIL
7 2 (2.38%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (10.71%) C
2 5 (5.95%) Assembly Language
2 5 (5.95%) Embedded C
3 4 (4.76%) SQL
4 3 (3.57%) C#
5 2 (2.38%) Python
6 1 (1.19%) ABAP
6 1 (1.19%) C++
6 1 (1.19%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 11 (13.10%) Degree
2 10 (11.90%) Security Cleared
3 9 (10.71%) SC Cleared
4 7 (8.33%) HND
5 1 (1.19%) CCNP
5 1 (1.19%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (1.19%) HNC
5 1 (1.19%) MCSE
5 1 (1.19%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (1.19%) NVQ Level 3
5 1 (1.19%) PMI Certification
5 1 (1.19%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.57%) BS7666
2 1 (1.19%) Basel III
2 1 (1.19%) CRD IV
2 1 (1.19%) QA
System Software
1 2 (2.38%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (3.57%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 1 (1.19%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (1.19%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 10 (11.90%) Siemens
2 9 (10.71%) Microsoft
3 3 (3.57%) Autodesk
3 3 (3.57%) SAP
4 2 (2.38%) Adobe
5 1 (1.19%) Cadence
5 1 (1.19%) IBM
5 1 (1.19%) PTC
5 1 (1.19%) Red Box
5 1 (1.19%) VMware